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Benedictine selects John Jeries as new Chief Information Officer

December 22, 2016
Benedictine University has chosen John Jeries to lead its technology division.

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Alumna publishes life-saving cancer research study

December 19, 2016
Benedictine alumna Maryellen (Lissak) Giger, Ph.D., C78, Mathematics, Physics and Health Science, has made improving the process of screening and identifying breast cancer a critical part of her life’s work....

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Activist who worked with King will headline annual breakfast at Benedictine

December 16, 2016
Ernest E. Gibson, Ph.D., will be the featured speaker at the 22nd Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast co-hosted by Benedictine University and the College of DuPage on...

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Benedictine’s sister act leading the way

December 15, 2016
For years, Jasmyn Jones was always trying to keep up with her big sister Destiny. But whether it was in a race down a city block or a competition to...

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BenU alumnus among area's newest and youngest priests

December 2, 2016
After several years of intense study and training, Fr. Matt Litak, C10, English Language and Literature, fulfilled a lifelong calling earlier this year when he offered his first Mass at...

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Public health graduate student receives distinguished award

November 18, 2016
Benedictine University student Amar Pandya was awarded the Illinois Public Health Association’s Distinguished Public Health Student Award during their 75th Annual Meeting on September 14.

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Benedictine's peace pole dedication promotes respecting, loving one another

November 16, 2016
Benedictine University dedicated a peace pole on November 14 in a ceremony celebrating the newest addition to the Campus Quad.

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Benedictine’s pingpong professor helps students, faculty win at academia and life

November 16, 2016
Wong, associate professor of Teacher Education Preparation at Benedictine University, challenges his students within and outside of the classroom, and if they are up to the task, he has no...

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BenU at Mesa names Curtis to help meet spiritual needs of diverse student body

November 14, 2016
Rob Curtis, who has served at parishes and schools in the Diocese of Phoenix for the past 15 years, has been named the new campus minister at BenU at Mesa.

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BenU at Mesa athletic teams waste little time making big splash

November 7, 2016
The Benedictine University at Mesa Redhawks are proving that you don’t have to have a big reputation or multimillion dollar facilities to make a big splash.

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BenU at Springfield graduate realizes a dream eight years in the making

November 3, 2016
Kelsey Schulz recently placed her book, “Witchhunter: The Realm of the Isles,” on Amazon. It can be downloaded through the Kindle Store or purchased as a paperback through Amazon's CreateSpace.

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Alumnus inspired to help those who leave unhealthy groups

November 2, 2016
For the first 25 years of his life, Steve Guziec felt trapped as a member of a Bible-based religious group that believed the end of the world was around the...

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Professor Insight: Tax on LaSalle Street would help solve Chicago, Illinois budget crisis

November 2, 2016
Will the state of Illinois and the city of Chicago ever find a solution to their budget woes? Ron Baiman, Ph.D., assistant professor of Economics in the Graduate Business Administration...

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Alumnus putting full-court press on gun violence

November 2, 2016
For Lane Tech College Prep basketball coach and Benedictine alumnus Nick LoGalbo, putting an end to Chicago’s epidemic of gun violence is a personal endeavor.

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Learn how values-based leaders create world-class organizations at Benedictine event

October 28, 2016
The Senior Executive Roundtable event at Benedictine University features Harry Kraemer, Jr., who will teach members of the business community how to become better leaders.

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